Essilor Announces 2015 Student Grant Award Recipients

By Staff
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:15 AM DALLAS—Essilor of America announced the recipients of the 2015 Varilux Student Grant Awards, a competition among optometry students. This year, 16 students were awarded $1,000 each in grant money from Varilux, and from those winners, one national award was given.

Members Awarded at the 45th Annual College of Optometrists in Vision Development Meeting

By Staff
Monday, May 04, 2015 12:21 AM LAS VEGAS—At the 45th Annual Meeting of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), six members were awarded for their contribution to developmental optometry at the awards luncheon on April 17, 2015.

American Optometric Association and Optometry Cares-The AOA Foundation Announce Hall of Fame Inductees

By Staff
Friday, May 01, 2015 12:27 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) and Optometry Cares-The AOA Foundation have selected three AOA member doctors of optometry into the National Optometry Hall of Fame. Since 1998, the National Optometry Hall of Fame, administered by Optometry Cares, has recognized and honored optometrists who have made significant and long-lasting contributions to the optometric profession.

ClearVision Named One of 2015’s Best Companies to Work for in New York State

By Staff
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 12:15 AM HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—ClearVision Optical has been named one of 2015’s Best Companies to Work for in New York State by The New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYSSHRM). The company was recognized at a recent awards gala held in Albany, N.Y.

The American Optometric Association Announces 2015 AOA Award Winners

By Staff
Monday, April 13, 2015 12:21 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association (AOA) announced its 2015 AOA Award winners who will be recognized for their accomplishments in the eyecare profession and community service.

Luxottica Named Among Top 10 Specialty Retailers for Customer Service and Satisfaction

By Staff
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 12:18 AM RANDOLPH, N.J.—Luxottica Group tied for eighth place among the Top 10 Specialty Retailers for 2015 selected by RIS News, a business magazine for the retail community.

Barker to Serve as Corporate Chair of SUNY Gala Event, Honoring ABB Optical Group's Angel Alvarez

By Staff
Monday, February 02, 2015 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Allan Barker, OD, the president of eyecarecenter, will serve as corporate chair at the upcoming Optometric Center of New York’s 12th annual “Eyes on New York” Gala at The Plaza in New York City on March 20.

New Leadership Hosts 19th Annual Transitions Academy, Award Winners Announced

By Staff
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:30 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—Held for the first time since Transitions Optical was fully acquired by Essilor, the 19th annual Transitions Academy included some noticeable changes.

Essilor Presents Award and Establishes Program to Posthumously Honor Mary Lou Maguire

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:21 AM BANFF, Canada—Mary Lou Maguire, a well-liked Essilor brand consultant who passed away in June, 2014, is receiving posthumous recognition with an award named in her honor and a new program that will provide eyecare and eyewear to needy children in her hometown of Philadelphia.

Director Dan Krauss Wins LensCrafters’ ‘Truer Than Fiction Award’ and $25,000 Grant

By Staff
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:18 AM WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—The LensCrafters Truer Than Fiction Award was presented to Dan Krauss, for his direction of the film “The Kill Team,” at the Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch held at the BOA Steakhouse here, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015.

VSP Global and the AOF Announce Scholarship Recipients

By Andrew Karp
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global and the American Optometric Foundation (AOF), an affiliate of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), recently announced the 44 recipients of this year’s Practice Excellence Scholarships.

Essilor Announces Independent Distributor Award Winners

By Staff
Friday, January 16, 2015 12:27 AM BANFF, Canada— Essilor of America announced the winners of its Independent Distribution Division (IDD) Annual Laboratory Awards at a celebratory banquet here Tuesday evening.

OWA Selects 2015 Award Recipients

By Staff
Friday, January 09, 2015 12:30 AM DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) has selected Maureen Cavanagh, president of the Vision Impact Institute as its 2015 Pleiades award recipient, and Amy Spiezio, executive editor of Eyecare Business as its Pyxis award recipient.

VOSH/International Presents Humanitarian of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and Other Awards

By Staff
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:21 AM DENVER, Colo.— VOSH/International presented its annual Humanitarian of the Year Award to longtime president of VOSH-Indiana, Jeffrey Marshall, OD, on Nov. 16, 2014, at its annual meeting here.
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